Admission & Financial Aid


Applying to Concordia

Concordia University Chicago inspires learning, faith and leadership that develops your potential and opens doors to opportunity. Are you ready to be inspired?

The Office of Undergraduate Admission is here to assist you during every phase of the college admission process. Please select the appropriate category below to learn about admission requirements, applications procedures, and tips for planning to attend CUC.


High School Student
CUC students come from all different backgrounds and experiences—but they all value an education that will prepare them to meet the changing needs of the world in which we live, serve and work.

Transfer Student
Each year, more than 150 transfer students enter Concordia University Chicago to complete their degrees. Learn how you can efficiently transfer your credits and join a welcoming campus community where your learning, faith and leadership will be inspired.

International Student
CUC currently enrolls students from 12 countries outside the U.S. We welcome students from around the world who are seeking a Christian liberal arts education and who have an interest in American culture.

Active Duty/Veteran
Concordia University Chicago is grateful for the service of current service members and veterans and is supportive of those who would like to start or continue their education. Additionally, our Institute of Professional Studies offers programs which are specifically designed for non-traditional and adult students.

Admitted Student
Concordia University Chicago applauds your admittance and looks forward to welcoming you as new student and your family to campus soon!


An Accelerated Bachelor's Degree Program
Concordia University Chicago's Accelerated Bachelor's Degree Completion Program is designed for highly motivated working adults who wish to finish a bachelor's degree in an accelerated cohort format, attending classes entirely online or on campus.

A Graduate Program
Concordia University's College of Graduate and Innovative Programs has a variety of highly ranked, on-campus, cohort and online programs to help you achieve your goals for a post-baccalaureate education. We offer masters, post-masters, endorsements, certifications and doctoral programs in education, business, humanities and leadership.